Posted by: Mandy | 2003/01/21

Plantar Wart

I had a planter wart frozen about 2 weeks ago. How long does it take to go? At the moment the area around it is a brownish colour. I can still see something white in the middle. The area is hard and still a little bit painful (like it was before I had the wart frozen). Please can you advise if this is normal and how long I can expect to wait before it is gone.
Thank you.

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Mandy, it might be that it’s just the dead wart that is taking its time to go away. It can take up 4-6 weeks to disappear completely, but it might also be that the freezing wasn’t effective enough. Often it takes a more aggressive approach to get rid of plantar warts. Good luck.

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Posted by: Health24 | 2003/01/21

Dear Mandy
You may be interested in our comprehensive article on plantar warts in the A-Z section of diseases. Hope you find it useful.
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